This year for Mother’s Day, I decided to take an old digital photo frame we had lying around the house, and throw in some improvements. Originally, the frame had a small amount of internal memory, and could store low-resolution images loaded in from a flash drive. The process of moving files over was tedious, and I wanted anyone in my family to be able to easily contribute to the rotation of photos. Going away from school, I thought it would be neat to be able to easily update the frame with new photos, no matter where my siblings were in the world.
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Ben Mitchinson

President of Computer Comfort, Mentorship chair of HackIowa, Engineering Community Resident Assistant, Hackathon + Game Jams participant, and open source contributor.


University of Iowa Engineering


Iowa City, IA